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People v. Baez, A119660

In a criminal matter involving the state three strikes law, application of enhanced penalty in sentencing is affirmed where the Legislature intended to subject offenders who commit vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated to enhanced penalties in connection with other DUI convictions, regardless of the timing of the underlying conduct.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 09/30/2008
  • Published 09/30/2008

Judges

  • RUVOLO, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Audrey R. Chavez, by appointment of the Court of Appeal under the First District Appellate Project's independent-case system, San Francisco, for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Edmond G. Brown, Jr., Attorney General of the State of California, Dane R. Gillette, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Gerald A. Engler, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Martin S. Kaye, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Christopher W. Grove, Deputy Attorney General, for Respondent.
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